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“Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land” by Leah Penniman, foreword by Karen Washington

Your hands are filthy. Dirt lines every crease and covers much of your knuckles. It’s beneath your fingernails, all the way up to your wrists, soiling the edges of your sweatshirt and down your front. Yes, your hands are filthy ...

UT Professor’s New Beyoncé-Inspired Book Is A ‘Love Song’ To Black Southern Women

Beyonce, while she’s racked up Grammys and performed sold-out world tours, she’s also helped redefine feminism or, to be more precise, the meaning of black feminism in America.

“My Love Story” by Tina Turner (with Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann)

Just wait. Two words that are impossible to hear, especially if you have big plans. Hold on, don’t veer off-course, work the plan, hard as it may be. Just wait. As in “My Love Story” by Tina Turner, good things ...

“Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away” by Ketch Secor, illustrated by Higgins Bond

The flash-flash-flash was bad enough. And then you heard the grrrrrrumble, the wind howled, and you were afraid. But it was okay: it was only a thunderstorm. As you’ll see in the new book “Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the ...

“Checking In: Hospitality-Driven Thinking, Business, and You” by Stephen J. Cloobeck

You only want to relax. At the end of a business trip, you just want a hotel bed with the softest pillows. You don’t want a broken coffee maker, hair in the sink, or malfunctioning air conditioning. No loud sounds ...

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide” by Carol Anderson with Tonya Bolden, foreword by Nic Stone

Your blood is red. You were born with the same number of bones, ears, and appendages as everybody else and your requirements are food, air, water, shelter and love. Indeed, you’re just like other humans – but as you’ll see ...

Interview: Multi-Grammy Nominee and Author Ledisi Talks New Book, The Walk: Accepting Your Life As It is Now

12x Grammy-nominated songstress, actor and author Ledisi recently released her new book, The Walk: Accepting Your Life As It is Now with Noah’s Ark Publishing (2018). Known for giving outstanding tributes, twice to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, Ledisi ...

“You Are a Mogul” by Tiffany Pham

You’ve been thinking about it for weeks. That idea you’ve got in your head won’t let you go. It’s too intriguing: it solves a problem, helps people, and it could be a money-maker. So what next? In the new book ...

New York Times Bestselling Author and Parenting Expert Dr. Tina Payne Bryson to Speak at the DoSeum

The DoSeum proudly announces New York Times bestselling author Dr. Tina Payne Bryson as the keynote speaker and guest at their 9th Annual Outside the Lunchbox Luncheon on Friday, October 12, 2018. Dr. Payne Bryson is a psychotherapist and the ...

“Washington Black” by Esi Edugyan

You need to get out of here. You don’t know where. You just have to go to another room, maybe, or another building, another town, across the world. You need to get out of here but, as in the new ...

“American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment” by Shane Bauer

You cannot escape. You’re stuck where you are and, though you’ll rail and squirm, resist and rant, you decide in the end that there’s little you can do but wait the situation out. Whether it’s in mind or in body, ...

“John Woman: A Novel” by Walter Mosley

Clothes, as they say, make the man. So do his language and demeanor – but what else? Did his parents or teachers make him who he is? Is it income, peer pressure, the movies he sees, jobs he holds, or ...

Book Shares Inspirational Stories Of Christian Entrepreneurs Working Toward A Greater Purpose

In a society where workforces—especially executives—are encouraged to keep their professional lives and spiritual lives separate, Jeff Holler's Bigger Than Business: Real-World Stories of Business Owners Living Their Purpose is a thought-provoking testimonial to the power of a faith-driven existence—even ...

“Housegirl” by Michael Donkor

You’re up for this. This next thing is going to be a challenge, but you’re ready. You’ve studied it as much as you can and you’ve thought it through, you’re bringing your best talents and your keenest observation skills, and ...

Woodward's revelations raise disturbing questions about Trump

Bob Woodward's charges that top national security staff find themselves compelled to protect the world from President Donald Trump should, in any normal time, precipitate an almost unprecedented national emergency.

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